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Young Harvick finding place on NASCAR team
September 5, 2001
When Cal Ripken Jr. retires in late September from baseball, someone will have large cleats to fill with the Baltimore Orioles.
Recent acts of stupidity tarnish image of sports
September 5, 2001
There are some bad apples in most orchards in the sports world, but when they involve fibbing about a Little League pitcher’s age, it makes all of the fruit look rotten.
Tonganoxie takes opener in Perry
Eight turnovers don’t help Kaws’ cause in shutout loss to Chieftains
September 5, 2001
Season openers usually involve a fair number of mistakes, but for Perry-Lecompton, eight was enough.
Tuesday night blast kills 37-year-old man
Accident occurs north of Tonganoxie
September 5, 2001
A 37-year-old Bonner Springs man died Tuesday night when an oil tank exploded about six miles northeast of Tonganoxie.
Freshman volleyball starts season at 3-0
September 5, 2001
The Tonganoxie freshman volleyball team started the season with a sweep at Mill Valley last Thursday.
Lightning postpones cross country, soccer
September 5, 2001
A little rain never ruined a soccer game or cross country meet, but lightning can take care of each swiftly.
Births
Noah Lynn Riezel
September 5, 2001
Births
Will Davis Lux
September 5, 2001
Births
Kassidy Marie Trieb
September 5, 2001
Anniversary
Barbara and Ken Mahoney
September 5, 2001
Ken and Barbara Mahoney, Tonganoxie, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tonganoxie Christian Church Fellowship Hall.
Quilting for a cause
September 5, 2001
A plaque stating that Abraham Lincoln stayed in a house roughly five miles northwest of Tonganoxie and 10 miles southwest of Leavenworth might not have been accurate.
The wrong way to make it right
September 5, 2001
Jury selection begins today in Virginia for a class-action lawsuit aimed at forcing the tobacco industry to provide free medical tests for healthy smokers.
For newspaper, it’s a matter of respect
September 5, 2001
As we approach the two-year anniversary of the “new” Mirror newspaper, it is fitting to consider the past 12 months and look to the future.
Children’s shop opens in depot
September 5, 2001
Three area women have worked for weeks to transform the former Tonganoxie railroad depot into a cheerful and bright children’s shop.
News briefs
September 5, 2001
Deaths/funerals: Lola Pearl Mitchell
September 5, 2001
Services for Lola Pearl Mitchell, 92, formerly of Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial will be in Wise Cemetery, Winchester.
Deaths/funerals: Maureen A. Mills
September 5, 2001
Celebration of life services for Maureen A. Mills, 45, Tonganoxie will be Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence.
Deaths/funerals: Etta K. Elston
September 5, 2001
Services for Etta K. “Bill” Elston, 88, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Bike-a-thon set for Saturday
September 5, 2001
The national St. Jude Wheels for Life bike-a-thon will make its return to Tonganoxie after eight years.
Mobile home park near completion
September 5, 2001
Steve Sturgeon had hoped his mobile home park would open in June. But Mother Nature had other ideas.
The Record
Police reports and court proceedings
September 5, 2001
Work slated to improve intersection
September 5, 2001
Dave Mahoney, county engineer, said improvements to the intersection of Evans Road and 206th Street could begin later this fall.
Area schools administrators count additional students
September 5, 2001
Predicting who will be where when the roll is called isn’t easy for schools, two area superintendents said.
Commissioners plan to address exotic-pet issue
September 5, 2001
Next week, Leavenworth County commissioners will take a look at what, if anything, needs to be done to regulate exotic animals in the county.
Building permits down in city this year
Single-family housing starts increase from 2000 totals
September 5, 2001
Tonganoxie’s building permits for 2001 are trailing behind this time a year ago. And residential housing sales have slowed, Realtors say.
City administrator plans to resign
September 5, 2001
Chris Clark, who started work 13 months ago as Tonganoxie city administrator, plans to resign.
Author transforms idea into book on President Lincoln
September 5, 2001
A plaque stating that Abraham Lincoln stayed in a house roughly five miles northwest of Tonganoxie and 10 miles southwest of Leavenworth might not have been accurate.